04 October 2012, Thursday, 13:11

Program of social tourism in Bashkortostan will be introduced in Sochi

author: Luboth Kolokolova

International educational forum “The strategy for building of no-barrier urban space and business-solutions for accessible environment” is opened on October 4 in Sochi. The forum will last for two days and the chairman of the state committee RB for business undertakings and tourism Ruslan Kinzikeev takes part in it. He will present the program of social tourism, developed in Bashkortostan.

The forum is initiated by the organizing committee of “Sochi-2014” and by the Russian International Olympic University with assistance of all-Russian society of disabled people and Sochi administration.

The initiators report that at present time more than 13 million people with invalidity live in Russia and the majority of these people are isolated from the society, constantly facing difficulties in everyday life. Holding of such forum is one of the steps, directed to creation of no-barrier environment all over Russia and to provision of comfortable conditions for people with disabilities.

International and Russian experts for no-barrier environment will speak at the forum. The TV-bridge “Sochi-London” is also scheduled. Exhibition of equipment and services for people with restricted health abilities will work within the frames of the forum.